This week we sat down with Kevin Rose - he's a designer, product creator and venture capitalist who has had a prolific presence in the tech community for several years. We chat about the things he's loving right now, watch culture, health and cooking, hiring and so much more!
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Kevin on the Web:
5:00 - We catch up on Kevin's latest projects.
11:00 - Kevin shares more about his journey at Google+.
18:00 - We learn more about what working at Google Ventures was like.
23:00 - Where do you fall on the line of product or design?
26:00 - What are the startups you're really excited about right now?
30:00 - We talk watches.
34:00 - What do you bring back from outside of the US into the product and design world?
- Kevin on Instagram
- Kevin Rose on The Screen Savers
- Old Beans
- Tim Ferriss
- Jony Ive talks about the Apple Watch
43:00 - Do you feel like you've gotten out of the rat race of the tech world?
46:00 - Flashback to Kevin's past roles in the media world.
48:00 - How do you spot that in the hiring process?
54:00 - Why do all the podcasts and shows?
57:00 - Would you encourage everyone to come to SF/Silicon Valley?
59:00 - We diverge, briefly, to chat about tattoos, Tokyo and cooking.
1:02:00 - A fake-out ending, we hear what Kevin is into these days.
- Square Cash
- Messenger (Desktop Wrapper)
- Sebastiaan de With
- Josh Puckett
- Dropbox for Business
- Slack + Spaces
- Slack’s $2.8 Billion Dollar Secret Sauce
1:12:00 - We talk health, nutrition and religion.